all English worksheets
Words with the prefix con- and their definitions have been muddled up. Encourage your child to read them and then draw lines matching them up.
A passage of text that includes the perspective of three characters; children need to answer questions prompting them to think about the different points of view.
Cards for children to cut out and re-arrange so that they have made various words with numerical prefixes.
Children need to read a paragraph of text and then use the imagery in it to guide them to draw a picture of what is described.
Examples of three haikus. Children are encouraged to read them and work out what they are about and what the common theme is.
Sentences with gaps that need to be filled by words with prefixes. Children are encouraged to think about which prefixes have been used to form the words.
This worksheet prompts your child to write a letter stating their point of view about a library being built in their town or village.
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This worksheet encourages your child to extend their vocabulary by looking at three different adjectives and then thinking about three alternative words that could be used for each.
An extract of text in which the writer has built up drama and suspense; children need to think about the ways in which this has been achieved.
An extract from a playscript. Children are asked to read the text and think about the techniques used to create a comic effect.
A list of words with various prefixes. Children are encouraged to find out the definition of these words using a dictionary or from their own knowledge.
A passage of text that shows the writer has a clear perspective on a proposed supermarket. Children are encouraged to write an explanation of the writer's point of view about the development.
Pairs of homophones for children to cut up and then insert into the incomplete sentences given. Encourages your child to think about the meaning and spelling of these words.
A set of paragraphs with muddled-up sub-headings. Encourage your child to read the paragraphs and then decide which sub-headings go where.
A passage of text containing similes and metaphors. Children need to read the definition of each and then highlight each in different colours.
A passage of text containing hyperbole and personification. Children need to read the definition of each and then highlight each in different colours.
A passage of text containing words that need shortening with the use of apostrophes. Children are encouraged to 'mark' the text and write alternatives above each part that is underlined.
A list of sentences containing speech. Children are encouraged to use the bank of adverbs to improve the sentences.
A list of sentences which could be improved by the use of adverbs. A bank of adverbs is included at the bottom of the sheet to help your child.